Baja Fish Tacos
They have three fish options: charbroiled ($2.75), blackened (pictured here, underneath all that cabbage; $3), and the "Ensenada style" (fried; $3). The charbroiled are really simple and fresh-tasting as opposed to others out there (which can taste like nothing). The blackened one offers more of a zing. And the fried...
Baja Fish Tacos: Multiple locations; bajafishtacos.net
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The "World Famous Fish Taco" refers to the Ensenada-style approach available on either a soft corn or thick flour (flour? they lose fish taco purism points there) tortilla with a drizzle of their house tangy, mayonnaisey white sauce. Or if you want the grilled fish, get the Mahi Mahi taco, which comes topped with guacamole and cheese shrivels.
Rubios: Multiple locations; rubios.com.[Flickr: star5112]
Don't come here for the fish tacos though. Get the carnitas instead, or if you're really feeling crazy, a "Big Dave" 1.45-pounder burrito. Either way, absolutely grab a bag of the fresh tortilla chips stacked near the register. The bags are probably still cloudy from all the chip steam.
Las Golondrinas: Multiple locations; lasgolondrinas.biz
The spicy mahi-mahi (pictured here) is grilled to order and still warm, underneath all those crunchy toppings.
Chronic Tacos: Multiple locations; eatchronictacos.com
But, alas. We actually had to order a Triple Del Cheeseburger to get the taste out of our mouths.
Del Taco: Multiple locations; deltaco.com